Tag Archives: Brazil 2014 World Cup

ROGAN TAYLOR: SEEDS OF DISCONTENT

As Fifa gather in Brazil this Friday for the draw for the World Cup Groups, focus is even sharper on the Fifa rankings system which decides who the top seven teams are which will (alongside the host nation) lead each … Continue reading

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KEIR RADNEDGE: HERE’S TO BRAZIL AND 2014, HOWEVER IT TURNS OUT

A Portuguese colleague was heading out to a journalists’ conference in South America. What, he asked me, should I tell them about the European attitude to Brazil’s hosting of the World Cup in 2014? Simple, I told him. Just think … Continue reading

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KEIR RADNEDGE: GET OVER IT

Major sports events are like the circus. Suddenly the World Cup or the Olympic Games hits town, disrupting the traffic, decking out the streets in gaudy flags and strange new people. Then, just as suddenly, it’s all gone. All that’s … Continue reading

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